South Korea wants to be one of the largest arms exporters in the world
Moon Jae-in began his five-year term as South Korean President in 2017, promising to restore relations with North Korea and serve as the country’s premier peacemaker for decades. .. The state of war on the Korean Peninsula. Not being able to reach that goal, Moon seems to end his tenure with a reputation for being the country’s most important arms dealer-an election is scheduled for next month.
Last month, Moon returned from a trip to the Middle East with a $ 3.5 billion deal to sell his home-made missile system to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the largest deal in the history of South Korea’s defense industry. .. As a result of the same travel delay, a $ 1.7 billion agreement to sell the cannon system to Egypt was signed earlier this month after 10 years of negotiations. Moon also signed a $ 700 million contract to sell the same gun (pictured) to Australia when he visited the capital Canberra in December.